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Item no. PH1 (photo)

Photograph upon which based was the design of the following items: S291, S108, S296, S218.

The photograph was taken on 14 August 1945 by Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898 – 1995), German-born American photojournalist, at New York’s Times Square where American sailor spontaneously kissed a nurse in the street, upon hearing the news of Japanese surrender.

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